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October 23, 2009
IBM merged the System i and p platforms more than a year ago, which brought concerns about System i's future viability. System i users weigh in with mixed opinions on the results.
February 05, 2009
IBM will pre-load Zend's PHP software stack on IBM System i operating system shipments, as IBM looks encourage open source on the platform.
April 16, 2008
System i users are happy with the System p/System i merger, saying Power Systems could bring more visibility to System i. Not everyone's thrilled about the name change, though.
April 09, 2008
Attendees at this year's Common user group conference learned about IBM's big announcement that System i and System p will together become Power Systems. The merger has some wondering how to draw the AIX and Linux communities into the i family.
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